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A Reappraisal on All-Metal Hip Resurfacing

Posted on 01/24/2012 07:39:48 AM

A technology assessment paper on metal-on-metal hip resurfacing was published by the California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) on October 19, 2011. In 2010, the CTAF made an assessment on the same topic, and this paper entitled "Metal on Metal Hip Resurfacing as an Alternative to Total Hip Arthr..

Tips on Cleaning Your Ears Safely

Posted on 01/23/2012 08:11:06 AM

You are probably not aware of the fact, that earwax is a natural lubricant of the year and it's also the way of nature to keep years clean and healthy. That doesn't mean you shouldn't clean it.  A regular maintenance is required, and the best way to preform it, is by using a Q-tip. Unfortunatel..

All you need to know about teeth whitening toothpastes

Posted on 01/21/2012 05:50:36 AM

Once considered a luxury because of their high price, teeth whitening toothpastes are now a standard part of oral care for a lot of people. Teeth whitening today has become a big and lucrative business where several companies are jumping to capture the product market. The fact stays good for the use..

Mesh Implants and Facts about its Side Effects should be Explained to Women

Posted on 01/20/2012 08:22:34 AM

In recent years, lawsuits filed by unhappy recipients of vaginal mesh products in the Unites States have increased at a fast pace. But even if these issues have been around for a while now, the types of vaginal mesh procedures and its complications may still be unknown to many women. There are five ..

Hip Resurfacing: During the Surgery

Posted on 01/19/2012 02:32:39 PM

Damaged and painful joints are often treated with medicines, alongside physical therapy, medical research says. In the event that conservative treatment does not cause any improvement, surgical repair is advised. The patient may go through either total hip replacement (THR) or its alternate procedur..

Dr. Pack and His View on Arthritis

Posted on 01/19/2012 10:22:18 AM

The leading cause of pain and disability in America is osteoarthritis, according to medical research. One in every two senior citizens will have arthritis in their knees. Patients suffering from severe forms of osteoarthritis (which no longer respond to conservative methods), are recommended to unde..

Is Osteoarthritis Managed Only with Joint Replacement

Posted on 01/19/2012 09:20:39 AM

For over a century, surgeons tried to find a cure to the debilitating effect of arthritis. For treatment of the pain and maintenance of joint movement, many patients are recommended to undergo surgery. Many hip replacement surgeries are avoidable, recent report says, if the root cause of osteoarthri..

Why We Forget

Posted on 01/18/2012 08:05:58 PM

Why We Forget. Science shows our memory can easily be distorted and erased, but our forgetfulness also helps us survive.Our memories are wrong at least as often as they are right. At best, they are incomplete, though we might swear other wise. This affects countless aspects of our lives, and in many..

A Rapid Increase in Hip Implant Complaints

Posted on 01/18/2012 08:59:08 AM

August 22, 2011 issue of the New York Times narrates a grave increase in reported hip implant complaints. An analysis of federal data showed that since the beginning of this year, the Food and Drug Administration has received more than 5,000 reports of hip device failure. Patients who had metal-on-m..

Victims of Vaginal Meshes Deserve to be Compensated for the Sustained Damages

Posted on 01/17/2012 08:29:21 AM

It has been a while since issues involving vaginal mesh products have stirred the public, especially those who have acquired the negative consequences after receiving these medical devices.  These problems first emerged years ago, but many are still unaware of the complications it can cause to ..

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